X.Org Foundation OFFICIAL SECURITY ADVISORY 2004-09-15

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Sep 15 19:07:34 PDT 2004

On Wednesday 15 September 2004 17:30, Leon Shiman wrote:
>on Wed, 15 Sep 2004 14:22:44 -0700 (PDT) Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>>On Wed, 15 Sep 2004, Leon Shiman wrote:
>>> Lots of people can post to this list. This is the first official
>>> announcement concerning the security patch. The latest official
>>> release available on the X.Org site is still X11R6.8.0.
>>The www.x.org website says 6.8.1 when you click on "Latest Release"
>> or when you click on "Release Information - WIKI"
>I know, but the X.Org/pub directory is still empty :<(
>>> I suggest we chalk it up to growing pains. The patch and README
>>> now available from X.Org have been throughly vetted and are
>>> official.
>>What specific URLs have the your official patch and official
>http://www.x.org/pub/X11R6.8.0/patches/ (as posted in the
> announcement)
See, there ya go again.  Daniel gives us a link that doesn't exist, 
and you give us a link to 6.8.0, where its supposed to be known as 
6.8.1.  I have a headache.

Can someone please re-sort and defang this basket of rattlesnakes? :)

>> Jeremy C. Reed
>>        open source, Unix, *BSD, Linux training
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